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Researchers Find CWD Proteins in Deer Semen

Jan 14, 2020 by John Maday
In research with potential implications for breeders and wild herds, scientists have detected the presence of chronic wasting disease (CWD) prions in semen and sexual tissues of prion-infected whitetail deer bucks.

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Cautious Optimism on CWD

Nov 08, 2019 by John Maday
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has, so far, remained confined to deer and related cervids, but scientists increasingly urge action to protect public health.
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Cows of a Different Stripe

Oct 07, 2019 by John Maday
Over the past 20 years or so, we’ve seen much of the U.S. cow herd shift toward black coats. Someday, perhaps the trend will become zebra stripes.